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Famous Name Faceoff: Colts 101 Weekly Pick’em Wild Card Edition
January 3rd, 2014 at 1:57 AM
Playoff time. And it couldn't have arrived any sooner for our tastes, being the perfect time of year. For Chris Brown, it's a chance at a fresh start with a clean slated record after a disappointing regular season. I won the year long competition, finishing with a 167-88 record, 20 games better than...

Famous Name Faceoff: Colts 101 Weekly Pick’em Week 17
December 27th, 2013 at 11:03 PM
It's playoff time. Yes, it's the last week of the regular season, but the postseason essentially begins Sunday when teams will be fighting for their lives and a chance to put themselves in position for at least one more game to be played while everyone else goes home. If there was any...

Famous Name Faceoff: Colts 101 Weekly Pick’em Week 16
December 21st, 2013 at 1:49 AM
A surprise collection of NFL games in week 15 helped produce the first time in five weeks Chris Brown or myself failed to select 10 games correctly. It also did not do Chris any favors in trying to play catch up late in the year, as he fell further behind for...

Famous Name Faceoff: Colts 101 Weekly Pick’em Week 15
December 12th, 2013 at 7:12 PM
The NFL playoff race continues to heat up as we head into the final three weeks of the season. However, the Colts 101 pick'em competition is all but over. Steven went a magnificent 14-2 last week, correctly picking all seven games that he and Chris Brown differed on to nearly seal the...

AFC South Spiraling Downward to Bottom of NFL
December 12th, 2013 at 5:42 PM
The AFC South has seen a steady decline in the quality of its teams since the 2007 NFL season, but this season is hitting a low in the last six years. Nearly going overshadowed by the New England Patriots 16-0 regular season, the AFC South in 2007 had the best year...

Road to Playoffs, Clinching Division Clear Heading to Cincinnati
December 6th, 2013 at 9:52 AM
An important win against the Tennessee Titans last week has put the Indianapolis Colts in the driver's seat towards their playoff push. The 22-14 win over the Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium gave the Colts the season sweep over their division rivals and a three-game lead in the AFC South, a...

Famous Name Faceoff: Colts 101 Weekly Pick’em Week 14
December 5th, 2013 at 5:48 PM
A great week of games loom ahead with over half of the 12 teams in the playoffs facing off against one another. This brings the sink or swim model of evaluating their chances to stay alive up, as each result is going to have a major impact on the remainder of...

Famous Name Faceoff: Colts 101 Weekly Pick’em Week 13: Thanksgiving Edition
November 28th, 2013 at 1:10 AM
Thanksgiving. The time of the year for reflection, the start of fall into winter and enjoyment with family and friends. And midweek football. And bad jokes. We have both in this week's edition of the pick'em as we get ready to hit the home stretch of the NFL season and a run towards...

Famous Name Faceoff: Colts 101 Weekly Pick’em Week 12
November 21st, 2013 at 1:20 PM
There's 162 games in every baseball season for each team, and that's exactly how many games we are into the NFL regular season this year now. I think my 104-58 overall record would good enough to provide me the top seed in most MLB playoff races, while Chris being at 91-71...

Famous Name Faceoff: Colts 101 Weekly Pick’em Week 11 – Live Edition
November 14th, 2013 at 1:35 PM
For the first time all season, Chris Brown and myself were finally able to get together to actually make these picks in person. It lets us have a more straightforward process, as well as the ability to ridicule each other for our picks to each others faces. I have a lot...

Famous Name Faceoff: Colts 101 Weekly Pick’em Week Eight
October 24th, 2013 at 1:20 PM
Chris Brown finally broke up his up and down streak with his best week of the season and his second weekly victory. It came not a moment too soon either as the NFL hits the midway point of the season this week. His 11-4 effort bumped him up to 59-48 this...

Worst Fear Confirmed as Reggie Wayne Has Torn ACL
October 21st, 2013 at 12:41 PM
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne has a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the 2013 NFL season, according to head coach Chuck Pagano on Monday, Oct. 21. Wayne, 34, suffered the injury during the team's contest against the Denver Broncos on Sunday, Oct. 20, in the fourth quarter....

Famous Name Faceoff: Colts 101 Weekly Pick’em Week Seven
October 17th, 2013 at 1:40 PM
A great week for both competitors in week six, as for the first time this season, Chris Brown and I both had double digit games selected correctly. However, Chris wasn't able to get the upper hand again as my 12-3 week came out on top. For the season, I now sit...

Monday Night Football Unkind for Indianapolis Colts Defense in Loss
October 15th, 2013 at 12:04 AM
Consistently staring third downs in its face from the San Diego Chargers offense, the Indianapolis Colts summed up its night by being unable to get itself off the field. The Chargers outgained the Colts 374-267 and held a 72-47 advantage in total offensive plays run, as it defeated Indianapolis 19-9, Monday,...

Famous Name Faceoff: Colts 101 Weekly Pick’em
October 10th, 2013 at 1:25 PM
The name of the game so far this season in the Colts 101 pick'em contest has been quite different for Chris Brown and I this season. While I have steadily hung around .500 or just above it in most weeks, Chris has shown off his ability to be Jekyll and Hyde...

Second Half Defensive Stops Lead Indianapolis Colts to Heavyweight Win
October 6th, 2013 at 4:41 PM
Bend, but don't break was truly the Indianapolis Colts' defense motto at Lucas Oil Stadium against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, Oct. 6. Donald Brown carried in a touchdown from three yards out with 8:55 to go in the game, and the Colts rallied to defeat the Seahawks 34-28. The win put...

Famous Name Faceoff: Colts 101 Weekly Pick’em Week Five
October 3rd, 2013 at 1:27 PM
A huge slate of games coming this week, which makes for some difficult choices to be made. They are welcomed though, as Chris Brown picked up his second double-digit win week of the year in going 10-5 last week, while I turned in another steady performance at 8-7. I lead the overall...

Indianapolis Colts Have 25/1 Odds to Win Super Bowl XLVIII
October 2nd, 2013 at 3:07 PM
The new season of NFL football has only been started a few weeks, but the futures bets on which teams will make the 2014 Super Bowl (and which one of them will win it) have been underway for a lot longer. Of all the NFL bets you can place with...

Indianapolis Colts Roll to Easy Win in Jacksonville
September 29th, 2013 at 4:32 PM
Nothing more than business as usual for the Indianapolis Colts in its trip to face the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Indianapolis defense was stellar in the competitive portions of the contest, and led the team to a 37-3 trouncing of the lowly Jaguars on Sunday, Sept. 29 at Everbank Field. After traded early...

FightClub.com, Now the Official Fantasy Football Game of Sports Media 101; Sign-Up Free, Win Big
September 28th, 2013 at 9:35 AM
Sports Media 101 Inc. is proud to announce an official, and exclusive, fantasy football partnership with FightClub.com. FightClub offers weekly fantasy football games suited for both the novice and professional fantasy football player, encompassing NFL football and NCAA football. Sign-up is free and all new participants receive an immediate $5 credit. Additionally,...